RYA South West Cruising Conference 2023

An event for cruising sailors, both power and sail, from across the South West region.
24 Jan 23
Cruisers in the Helford River

The RYA South West Cruising Conference takes place on Saturday 11 March at the Noss-on-Dart Marina - right in the heart of South West cruising country. The packed programme covers topics relevant to everyone, from those who stay local and coastal, to cross-channel cruisers and adventurers further afield. 

  • Learn about saving lives at sea and get ready for a safe season of cruising with pointers from Tom Mansell RNLI Regional Safety Training Manager
  • Get up-to-speed in a workshop on electronic navigation in the state-of-the-art navigation room at South Devon College Marine Academy
  • Join the Met Office’s Penny Tranter who will be running a workshop on weather forecasts for cruising sailors 
  • Get an update the latest safety equipment from Ocean Safety 
  • Discover the impact of Brexit on cruising and buying in Europe, and ask advice from RYA Cruising Manager Stuart Carruthers 
  • Hear crucial information from the UK Border Force 
  • Meet Mel Hide, RYA Director of External Affairs, the General Manager of Noss on Dart Marina, plus more speakers and lots of like-minded cruising sailors from all around the region

The event is being held at the recently opened South Devon Marine Academy, and this will be the perfect chance for you to see this state-of-the-art new facility.

RYA members and non-members are all welcome, with RYA members receiving 30% discount on the ticket price. 

SW Cruising Conference booking form